Penname: ajgertner [Contact]
Real name: A. J. Gertner
Member Since: 07 Jan 2013
Membership status: Member
Bio: Writing...when I can.
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Gender: female
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Stories by ajgertner
Summary: Donald Sandhurst has become one with the Amon, and in the aftermath of his defection and Ramirez’s assault on Europa, Operation Vanguard threatens to unravel. New leadership arrives in the Delta Quadrant with the goal of shaking up the status quo as waves of refugees threaten to overwhelm the task force’s meager resources. Can Pava Lar’ragos, wounded body and soul, rally Europa’s crew to continue the mission in the captain’s absence?
Chapters: 2    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Gibraltar
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Friendship, Mystery
Warnings: Adult Language, Adult Situations, Character Death, Violence
Series: None
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1638    Read Count: 74
[Report This] Published: 06 May 2017 Updated: 13 May 2017
Gens Una Sumus by mdgarcia, ajgertner    Rated: MA      Reviews (18
Summary:

Cover Credits: Ambassador-class mesh by S. Matthew Coles. Wormhole art by ESO/M. Kornmesser, Lettering and layout by Michael D. Garcia, Task Force Vanguard logo by CeJay.Completing the saga that began with the popular crossover novel between Star Trek: Gibralar and Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead, The Chains of Error, a former Farragut helmsman finds herself tangling with Romulans as part of Task Force Vanguard!

 

Stardate 55343: Immediately following the events of Mater Semper Certa Est, Commander C. J. Kircheis joins the first wave of Task Force Vanguard under the command of Vice Admiral Edward Jellico, and is assigned as the executive officer of USS Adelphi. With the information presented to her by khre'Arrain t'Aimne about the wormhole leading from Rihannsu space, Adelphi is ordered to investigate the wormhole and its possible usage by the Rihannsu to send ships and scouts into the Delta Quadrant.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the wormhole, first officer Taibek tr'Tei of the warbird ChR Kholhnen is part of a highly-classified Tal Shiar-led expedition using the same wormhole. When the three ship flotilla enters the Delta Quadrant, they're met by USS Adelphi in the middle of their mission. though they outnumber the Starfleet vessel three-to-one and enjoy a treaty following their shared victory in the Dominion War, tr'Tei wonders if the Tal Shiar will observe that alliance under the circumstances.

Both sides hold their breath as they wait for the next move...


Chapters: 11    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Het
Warnings: Adult Language, Adult Situations, Character Death, Graphic Het, Non-con, Violence
Challenges: February Challenge - Overcoming a Calamity
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 32361    Read Count: 836
[Report This] Published: 11 Feb 2015 Updated: 20 Feb 2015
Mater Semper Certa Est by mdgarcia, ajgertner    Rated: T    Liked  Reviews (38
Summary:

Cover Credits: Sovereign-class mesh by Star Trek Austalia. Nebula by NASA (public domain), Lettering and layout by Michael D. Garcia, Task Force Vanguard logo by CeJay.Continuing the saga that began with the popular crossover novel between Star Trek: Gibralar and Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead, The Chains of Error, various Farragut crew are spread out in preparation for Task Force Vanguard!

 

Stardate 54790.64: Immediately following the events of To Triumph and Not to Mourn, Rear Admiral Krystine Leone struggles to get through her grief after the death of her closest friend and confidant, Commander Ariel Elannis, with the help of her former crew and her son, Dominic. But the work of Starfleet doesn't stop for grief. In the post-Dominion War Federation, several member worlds taking on the burden of rebuilding from their massive losses are also fending off the sharp increase of piracy as Starfleet finds it is spread far too thin to keep up its usual pre-war patrols. Among those worlds is Betazed, whose representatives have become vocal and threatening in conference. Starfleet and the Ministry of Defense send Admiral Leone aboard Indefatigable to directly address the defense of Betazed and the surrounding sectors of Federation space. Meanwhile, Dominic deals with the fallout of his actions during his time at Starfleet Academy with the prospect of joining Task Force Vanguard looming over him, removing him from the Alpha Quadrant for the next five years of his career!


Chapters: 11    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Farragut, Leone, Krystine
Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Family
Warnings: Adult Language, Adult Situations
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 41319    Read Count: 6794
[Report This] Published: 23 Oct 2014 Updated: 22 Jan 2015
Turbulence by mdgarcia, ajgertner    Rated: T      Reviews (6
Summary:

Season One, Episode Nine of Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead

FSA Cover #3Stardate 43505.33: A personal emergency calls Isira home to Betazed, where her younger brother, Goven, a teenager, has been Joined with the symbiont Harli and intends to remain Joined. While she deals with family fallout, including the appearance of big brother Andrus, Abbie teases Kincaid about missing Isira and Victoria realizes she's become very sympathetic to Greg.


Chapters: 6    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Farragut
Genre: Angst, Drama, Family, General
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 11710    Read Count: 4198
[Report This] Published: 18 Jun 2013 Updated: 13 Sep 2013
Summary:

Season One, Episode Eight of Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead

FSA Cover #3Stardate 43409.1: Farragut's operations and security division must work together to track down a series of reported thefts aboard ship that prove to have few leads. Meanwhile, Commander Kincaid takes over the monthly Captain's Mast proceedings to deal with the various infractions and violations of discipline aboard ship.


Chapters: 6    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Farragut
Genre: Angst, Drama, General, Mystery
Warnings: Adult Language, Adult Situations, Graphic Het
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 15247    Read Count: 615
[Report This] Published: 13 May 2013 Updated: 13 May 2013
The Unreturned Prodigal by mdgarcia, ajgertner    Rated: T    Liked  Reviews (4
Summary:

Season One, Episode Seven of Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead

FSA Cover #3Stardate 43322: Kincaid is identified as the likely father of a child recently orphaned on Starbase 214. When the tests come back showing a relation that no one anticipated, Kincaid is forced to confront his past and make decisions about his future. Meanwhile, Farragut takes on a new crewmember and Wilson begins to deal with some of the personal fallout his ascension to Chief of Security has caused.


Chapters: 6    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Farragut
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 17240    Read Count: 6457
[Report This] Published: 05 May 2013 Updated: 05 May 2013
A Great Perhaps by mdgarcia, ajgertner    Rated: T      Reviews (0
Summary:

Season One, Episode Six of Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead

FSA Cover #2Stardate 43243.1: (continued from the previous episode) The missing Ensign O'Day has Farragut along with two other Starfleet vessels conducting a wide search and rescue, with his best friend Lieutenant (jg) Greg Aspinall leading the charge. As time wears on and the chance of finding him alive dwindles due to the limits of the ensign's EVA capacity, Greg risks as much as he can to find his friend, even in the face of orders from Captain Leone.


Chapters: 6    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Farragut
Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, General
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 10980    Read Count: 6100
[Report This] Published: 02 Feb 2013 Updated: 02 Feb 2013
Summary: Past Featured Story

Cover Credits: Defiant-class mesh by Skye Dodds, Gallant hull textures by Steff & Me, Earth & Moon by NASA (public domain), Lettering and layout by me, Task Force Vanguard logo by CeJay.In this story that follows the popular crossover novel between Star Trek: Gibralar and Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead, The Chains of Error, continues with the USS Gallant as it is dispatched on a mission deep within Romulan space!

 

Stardate 54571.54: Nuhir t'Aimne risks everything to rescue her kin from being conscripted into the Rihannsu's most dangerous order, the Tal Priax.  Carolyn Kircheis and the crew of Gallant are tasked with breaking into Romulan space and helping her escape with her family before they're discovered and the fragile alliance between the Federation and the Romulans is threatened.


Chapters: 12    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Farragut, Kincaid, Jesse, Lar'ragos, Pava, Leone, Krystine
Genre: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Family
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 36044    Read Count: 14251
[Report This] Published: 25 Aug 2012 Updated: 02 Dec 2012
Eternal Midnight by mdgarcia, ajgertner    Rated: M      Reviews (10
Summary:

Season One, Episode Five of Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead

FSA Cover #2Stardate 43242: (continued from the previous episode) With the destruction of the freighter Shoeless Joe, Captian Leone orders the halt of the convoy begun in "Milk Run" to investigate the cause of the event without placing the other freighters at risk. No signs of attack or other subterfuge leave the crew with a mystery to solve at the same time enduring the constant interrogations of Commander Hargreaves, who is hell-bent on proving the guilt of Captain Leone in order to bring her up on charges of gross violations of regulations.


Chapters: 6    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 11149    Read Count: 8436
[Report This] Published: 18 Mar 2009 Updated: 18 Mar 2009
Milk Run by mdgarcia, ajgertner    Rated: M      Reviews (11
Summary:

Season One, Episode Four of Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead

FSA Cover #2Stardate 43239.47: Following the return of the Farragut from deep within the Beta Quadrant, Starfleet Command assigns an investigator from the Inspector General's office to determine whether charges should be brought against Captain Leone for her actions during that time. Due to the investigation, Rear Admiral T'Cirya pulls the ship from border duty as it was originally intended. Meanwhile, the missing members of the crew board Farragut from Starbase 310, including Commander Jesse Kincaid, the new executive officer.


Chapters: 6    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead
Completed: Yes    Word count: 11952    Read Count: 8905
[Report This] Published: 25 Feb 2009 Updated: 25 Feb 2009